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. there have been no mass killings since. the academy award winning filmmaker michael moore, the director of "bowling for columbine," response to the sandy hook massacre. >> there are crazy people and there are shootings and killings in norway and france and germany, but there hasn't been 61 mass killings like there have been in this country to a sense columbine. >> and the nra facebook page has gone dark. we will speak with lisa graves about big guns and big money. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. residents of newtown, connecticut, have begun holding the first of many kernels for the 27 victims killed in friday's shooting rampage at sandy hook elementary school. on monday, noah pozner and jack pinto, 06 years old, were laid to rest in small caskets. more funerals are slated today including two more 6-year-old victim's, james mattioli and jessica rekos. at the white house, president obama convened a meeting with top officials to discuss ways to respond to the newtown massacre, including potential proposa
was charged with hitting a woman in a new york nightclub. moore moore report -- demi moore reportedly suffered a breakdown in january over her split with ashton kutcher. tom cruise and katie holmes went through a break divorce. robert pattinson broke up with kristen stewart after she admitted to having a fling with you they were back together -- but they were back together for the premiere of the final brew see. fresh off playing cat woman in "the dark knight rises" she tied the knot with an actor. blake lively married ryan reynolds and jessica biel married justin timberlake. brad pitt popped the question to the mother of his six kids, angelina jolie. the biggest names in movies and music delivered a celebrity baby boom. reese witherspoon, drew barry more, jessica simpson adele and beyonce all had babies this year. on the music scene, taylor swift was the grammy's golden girl. while the grammy's snubbed south korean superstar psy his hit "gangnam style" surpassed justin bieber's "baby" with the most hits ever on youtube. ♪ the rolling stones went on tour to celebrate 50 years together. whil
writer steve moore also joins the panel. so, steve, this is really an interesting story that i don't think gets enough attention. >> i agree. >> paul: the reforms taking place across the country in a lot of states. who are the stars you're looking at? >> i entirely agreement with your premise, paul. if you look at, talk about the demise of the republicans on the national levels we're not seeing that on the state level. there are 30 republican governors today in america, the republicans actually picked up a governorship in north carolina so that south now is almost entirely republican, whereas just 25 years ago, it was pretty entirely democratic. and it's not just the south. states like-- >> what are they doing with that power, that's the interesting thing. >> so, they have the power and they are actually using it, af got states like kansas, and florida that have been cutting taxes aggressively to promote jobs. you've got a lot of the states in the mountain states that are republican, where they're aggressively promoting pro energy drilling policies to get at the national resources
economic writer steve moore also joins the panel. steve, this is really an interesting story that i don't think gets of attention. the reforms taking place across the country in a>> lot of states. who are the stars you are looking at? >> i entirely agree with your premise, paul. if you talk about the demise of the republicans on the national level, we are not really seeing that on the state level. 30 republican governors today in america. the republicans actually picked up a governorship in north carolina. so the south now is almost entirely republican whereas justen 25 years ago it was pretty entirely democratic. it is not just the south. states like utah and idaho and others. >> what are they doing with that power? that's the interesting thing. >> so they have the power, and they are using it. you have states like kansas and florida that have been cutting taxes aggressively to promote jobs. you have a lot of the states in the mountain states that are republican and are aggressively promoting pro energyer drilling policies to get at the pir natural resources. and the big story you ment
, the hollywood heartbreak story that won't reach its final chapter. demi moore's latest divorce demand from ashton kutcher. quite an eye opener. details on that and much more celebrity goodness coming up. stay tuned for that. >>> but first, hundreds of people held a candle light vigil on new york's brooklyn bridge in honor of those who died in the connecticut school shooting. >> the names of the victims were read aloud at the center of that span as the protesters called for stricter gun control. with the heated debate, here is abc's david kerley. >> reporter: the nra stuck by its guns, that every american school should have an armed guard. >> if it's crazy to call for putting police and armed security in our school to protect our children, then call me crazy. >> nra has blood on its hands. >> reporter: amid protesters and refusing to take questions, the head of the nra unveiled this plan, belittled by some. wayne laperriere finally defended himself. >> when that horrible monster tried to shoot his way into sandy hook school, that if a good guy with a gun had been there, he might have been a
. check this out. police say early tuesday morning christopher moore broke into james garoe's house. garoe, his wife and two kids were asleep and quickly woke up. garoe grabbed his pistol and cornered moore outside. moore jumped into his pickup truck, locked the doors and called police. >> parker county 911 where is your emergency? >> i'm here and this guy has a gun on me. >> there you go. i'm out in the country and there's a gun on you, duh. garoe's 13-year-old son was also ready to protect his family. he grabbed a 12 gauge shotgun was under orders for his dad shoot more in the legs if he gets out of the truck. police came and moore was arrested unharped but scared. >>> the news continues now. shawn yancy is in with your news
between house speaker boehner and president obama. with stephen moore of the "wall street journal" and later the author of "columbine" and what we have learned from that tragedy and how it applies to the shooting in connecticut. >> i called on congress today to act immediately on what is appropriate to put armed police officers in every single school in this nation. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> the headline in this morning's baltimore sun reflects those across the country. from the tribune's washington magazine, it's said when he weight in friday he delivered a lashing speech that included violent movies and video games as he said his plan would train those to guard our schools. in this edition of today's program, we're going to begin the first 45 minutes of the program to talk about the nra's response to the shootings. they broke their silence yesterday with executive director and vice president wayne. we'll talk more about what he had to say. but we want to get you involved in the conversation
eve. that that's the nog talking. up next -- >> demi moore has more demands in her high profile divorce, next. ♪ skinny, so skinny crazy. believe it or not, it's been more than a year, november 2011 when ashton kutcher and demi moore announced they were breaking up. but they're just getting around filing for the divorce. apparently ashton took the first move and he filed his petition friday in los angeles superior court, citing the ever popular irreconcilable differences. but they're getting on with the business of the divorce. both are worth millions. >> is he worth more now? >> who knows? money always gets -- we'll see. ashton took the first step and is getting out there. of course, he's dating another lady love now. >>> now to some scary moments for regiihannrihanna. there was a guy trespassing on the property where she was staying in barbados. but everything is okay. she's fine. the guy had already left by the time officers arrived. but on a side note, rihanna donating $1.75 million to a barbados hospital in memory of her grandmother. >> interesting, though, there's your g
for that. >> steven moore is the senior economics writer for the "wall street journal." necessary chicago. steven what do you make of congressman mcclintock and a lot of congressmen out there that mr. boehner has lost control of his own party? >> well, he certainly did, miquel, temporarily last week. almost everybody expected that plan b, as you described it, to past. and it had to be pulled at the last minute. that was an embarrassment for the speaker. he couldn't line up the votes in his own caucus that mean there is a lot of divisions even among the republicans about the best way to plead and i think, miguel, this means john boehner has to come up with plan c now. because as you just mentioned, we got about a week left and i still believe there's a chance, i would not put the odds too low, that maybe on december 30 or december 31, they get a deal done this is the way washington works, folks, like a teenager doing his homework, right? they always do it very very last minute. haven't given up hope is there a deal struck before the end of the year. >> 11 p.m. on new year's eve, they are g
for columbine." michael moore's academy award winning documentary, "bowling for columbine." current tv presents this important film tonight at 6 eastern followed immediately by an encore presentation. [ music ] >> broadcasting across the nation, on your radio and on current tv this is "the bill press show". >> on the east coast, it is six minutes after 6:00 on a friday morning. we can hearby confirm that the world has not ended. high hey, what the hell? good morning, everybody. welcome to the "full-court press" on a friday. ♪ alleluia. ♪ >> damn right. it's friday, december 21st. ♪ alleluia. ♪ >> this friday especially our favorite day here around "the bill press show". ♪ alleluia. ♪ >> bill: alleluia, indeed indeed. good to see you today. welcome to the "full-court press." coming out to you live all the way across this great land of ours, every little village and town and big city in america, from our studio here on capitol hill in washington, d.c. this friday morning, december 21st, now three days, three shopping days left until christmas. you d
. >> in your little shoes. >>> demi moore's wild dancing and the frantic calls to 911. >> she's convulsing. >>> "twilight's" kristen stewart caught cheating on r-pat. >>> plus a "two and a half men's" star trashing his show. >> please stop watching. >>> halle berry's ex and her fiance in a nasty brawl. the beating photos, the restraining order, her daughter caught in the middle. and -- >> he was flirtatious. >>> did alec baldwin have a sexual relationship with his
accomplice are due in court. the third suspect, michael moore, waived his right to a hearing. >>> today is the first day of the gun show in chantilly. protesters plan to be out in full force. the code pink, the social advocacy group, is prepared to protest outside. the group interrupted the nra news conference last week if you you remember this. they want stricter regulations when it comes to buying guns. >> the rules on gun shows are very loose. the feeling is, this is not a sane way to protect you and me and our kids. >> despite the protests, gun stores have seen a huge increase in sales because many fear stricter regulations in light of the newtown school shooting. >> we're just getting started on news4 today. it's happened again. police begin a second search for the person who pushed someone off a new york city subway platform. >>> the 12 and 13-year-olds facing charges in a brazen crime in northern virginia. >>> more winter weather rolling in for the weekend. the >>> all right. grab the skis, the snowboard, it's time to hit the slopes again. the winter storm and cold temperatures h
, prejudice or what, but a major battle at moore's creek, north carolina, not far from wilmington, north carolina. a british fleet was going to land soldiers at wilmington, and an army formed inland, marching towards the coast to join up with the british regulars. a force that were rebels, but what we call patriots, intercepted them and massacred them at moore's creek, which is -- a blind gull issue where rebels were wait r for them to wipe them out. without the loyalists support, the british troops couldn't land keeping the south free of british control for a few years until they landed at charleston. yes, sir? >> you mentioned that the boston tea party spread south to new york and to other cities. almost sounds as though were the network of people who were having the same thought or inspired one way or the another or working together. i never thought of the boston tea party as being that, but is that really -- >> yes. sam adams set up because there was no other form of communication, set up a series of committees of correspondence in every major city in the country. they started commun
moore. lori moore is the author of three story collections and three novels. the most recent being a aid of the stairs, finalist for the pen faulkner award and the orange prize. for fiction and nonfiction have appeared in "the new yorker," the new york review books, "the new york times," the paris review, the yale review and elsewhere. she's been the recipient that the irish times prize for international fiction, the rea award for a short story, the pen malamud award, the o'henry award and the land and fellowship. she is a member of the american academy of arts and letters and it gives me great pressure to introduce lori moore. [applause] ♪ >> the other members of this year's jury for the national book award in fiction are stacy dur as moe, didn't i'll and janet perry. [applause] why would these otherwise sane, reasonable and brilliant people consent to this juror cracks one where you make a thousand enemies and maybe only one friend? while your front porch fills up of packages and your neighbors think you have a terrible late-night on line shopping habit through the entire spring and
of words, they are still eloquent. to present the 2012 national book award for fiction is lori moore. lori moore is the author of three story collections and three novels, the most recent being "a gate at the stairs," a finalist for the orange prize. her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in the new yorker, "the new york times," the paris review, the yale review and elsewhere. she has been the recipient of the irish times' prize for international fiction, the rea award for the short story, the o'henry award and a landen fellowship. she was a member of the american academy of arts and letters, and it gives me great pleasure to introduce lori moore. [applause] ♪ ♪ >> the other members of this year's jury for the national book award in fiction are stacy, dinale and janet perry. [applause] why would these otherwise sane, reasonable and brilliant people consent to this chore? one where you make a thousand enemies and maybe only one friend, one where your front porch fills up with packages, and your neighbors think you have a terrible late night online shopping habit. [laughter] through th
rake, only on the money you make on the margin. stephen moore is here from the wall street journal and he's ready to jump out of his skin after i said that. he specializes in telling me why i'm wrong. and our other guest, david johnston wrote "the fine print." stephen, you are our resident anti-tax crusader. i totally agree every penny counts when it comes to your own money. when you compare the taxes most americans paid in past decades i don't get why republicans are screaming bloody murder about this. what would be so bad with the wealthiest among us chipping in a little bit more? i'm emphasizing just a little bit more. >> when you showed that chart of the tax rates that was exactly accurate. we had 70% tax rates in the '70s. that didn't turn out well. then we cut the rates significantly. went down to 50%, 28%. the rates went up to 35%. i would love to see you super impose on that chart the share of taxes paid by the rich. here is the interesting thing. >>> one of the reason the deficit went down is you had a big increase in the number of people making money. they paid more tax.
president obama. among those who spoke with academy award winning filmmaker, michael moore. >> [inaudible] the idea of how we incarcerate people in this country -- leonard is there for a crime he did not commit. he has served 37 years enslaved in a pen. what will history write about us and how to lock up some of our best people? there for the grace of god go you or i. i woke up today and i was inspired by his poetry, so i decided to write a poem for him. i will read it to you first and somehow i will get him on the phone and read it to him read. here goes. dear mr. president, please let leonard come home let him be home for christmas that would make my yuletide gay but his troubles be far, far away he has been gone some 37 years just think of what he has missed i want to take into ikea and see if he can figure out how to put together a coffee table imagine to gather i want to take them to starbucks and show him the difference between a grande and vinte. i want to bring into my home and let him watch the bachelorette and see if you can guess who gets the single red rose i want to go to cit
to on today's show. we don't -- for-god's sake gwen moore i love her, on the big show, and sexy liberal john fugelsang who is on that very special tonight in hour number three. >> yes. >> stephanie: let's go to doug in st. charles. you are on the "stephanie miller show." hi, doug. >> caller: good morning. >> stephanie: hi go ahead. >> caller: this is a set up for jim. >> stephanie: okay. >> caller: this is a setup for jim. i had read a study -- a book on comparative ideologies and when they talk about the fascist party some of the things that stand out is disbelief in science, propaganda which they found radio is the most effective form of it. they went to radio. and it's kind of funny because there's like seven or eight different things on it but each one of them describes the republican party today. >> the original [ inaudible ] in italy, the corporatist party. >> correct. correct. >> stephanie: exactly. oh by the way, greg writes about reince preibus, gym! >> reinholt reince prebus! [ dog barking ] >> i never thought we would use that sound bite. >> stephanie: they want m
himself are not the ones to blame. >> though i disagree with michael moore on just about everything including the premise of his movie, on that point, i do agree and i think we have this conversation about the culture and his whole point in this was to say, well, if we're going to blame marilyn manson who the shooters liked, why not blame bowling. they did that that morning, as well. every time this happens we try to grapple with what we can do, how to make sense of it and we go to the culture and every time we just don't come up with satisfying answers so i understand the impulse but i just want to remind people that it's not a new debate about violence in our culture. we have it often and usually we come up empty. >> well, and there is a tendency i think for everybody to apply their pet, pet issue to what the problem is here and mike huckabee saying it's taking god out of the schools and people want to see it through the lens but i want to say i'm glad that we are having what feels like a big conversation about important issues that have been overlooked a lot. mental health. gun c
moore waived his hearing. the suspects are accused of beating and robbing thomas mass mazlin when he was walking home. the suspects will be back in court next week. >>> former president george h.w. bush is said to be improving at a houston hospital this afternoon, even singing to his doctors and nurseman. a family spokesman says the 88-year-old is in good spirits. the former president has been hospitalized now for more than a month. doctors say they're still optimistic about his recovery. >>> policy tigds and leader remembering general norman schwarzkopf, the man who commanded forces in the first gulf war died yesterday of complications from pneumonia. andrea mitchell looks back at his career and explains how he earned his nickname. >> reporter: nicknamed stormin' norman for his legendary temper, norman schwarzkopf was an american original. colorful and blunt-talking, he used his prewar briefings to try to sca to. >> reporter: when the decision to go to war was made, he was ready with a plan to outflank the iraqi forces. former president bush with brian williams last year. >> i remem
to www.wusa9.com. you have a great evening. we'll see you a bit later. bye bye. ♪ "e.t." >>> demi moore's wild night out caught on camera. >>> her bizarre behavior in miami with lenny kravitz and stacy keibler, striking strange poses, dancing by herself, is the story behind demi's hard-partying night. >>> then -- kate leaving the hospital with will by her side. but, is the royal baby still at risk? >>> plus -- >> new fallout from the pregnancy prank call. >> how do you know that i'm not a radio station? >>> justin bieber's grammy snub. ♪ >> why was one of the world's biggest pop stars completely shut out. >>> then, hollywood's biggest scandals of 2012, we're counting them down. >> if i go out with my friends, i'm 23, and i'm allowed to do that. >> lindsay's arrest and demi's reported drug overdose.
moore joins us to talk about that and separate fact from fiction when it comes to the numbers. >> thank you for asking that question about the spending side of the ledger. the laos two or three weeks the discussion has been about raising taxes and no discussion about reducing the amount -- the outgo. >> let's start there. if we stopped overspending, what would it take for the government to get lined up, to get rid of the debt and deficit. >> we've dug ourselves into a deep hole. when i came to washington we talked about the budget, deficit in the billions, now in the trillions of dollars. part of the problem is the numbers are large but it's a million, million dollars. the debt is $6 trillion and we're borrowing $1.1 trillion a year. the problem the president faces, even if he gets his tax increase on the rich in negotiations, and he may very well. that leaves him with a trillion dollars budget deficit. so even if we do the tax increases, mr. president, what comes next? that's where we have to start addressing the spending side. >> the conversation a lot of folks don't want to have. rep
, not so much. bill: some of these warnings now the national debt is nearing dangerous levels. steven moore is here with the "wall street journal." what does it mean that the warnings are there, steve. >> the amazing thing about this debt. i was thinking when i first came to washington which was in the early 1980s, the debt level was about $2.5 trillion. now we are at 16.2 trillion. by the way every president goods back to dwight eisenhower has promised that they will balance the budget and the debt keeps getting bigger and bigger. the real tragedy is that over the last five years the debt has increased by almost $6 trillion. that is more money than was borrowed from 1776 through the year 1976. bill: that's ridiculous. >> it is a tragic situation. bill: what is the danger in this economically speaking for us. >> the danger is two fold. one is if you look at the budget right now and we continue on this pace of borrowing we are expected to do, trillion dollar deficits for as far as the eye can see we are looking at somewhere in the neighborhood of a trillion dollars each year bill in only ser
. >> this is one of those call your congressman moments. we have gwen moore having written a letter december 11th to congressional leaders. send a reauthorization bill to the president that he can sign immediately, right? gwen moore sent that. some republicans signed on to it. is this a moment where we publicize the names of the congressmen doing it? sorry, we have to go to newtown, connecticut where police are holding a news conference with the updates on friday's shooting. >> we have been working through the night. detectives are at the scenes of the school, the secondary scene. we are actively working those areas. there's nothing new to report relative to the investigation. it is moving forward. as i said yesterday and i will not and cannot detail pieces of the investigation, but i can tell you that we have recovered evidence contrary to some of the news reports out there. we have recovered evidence that is being analyzed. the weaponry involved, we are tracing them back to the workbench when they were assembled. information is being examined and looked at with our federal partners. in addition
make on the margin. steven moore is ready to jump out of his skin after i just said what i said. david k. johnson is a pulitzer prize winning journalist. his latest big, how big companies use plain english to rob you blind. steven, while i agree that every penny counts when it comes to your own money, when you compare the taxes most americans paid out in past decades, i don't get why republicans are screaming bloody murder about this. what would be so bad with the wealthest chipping in just a little bit more? >> when you showed that chart of the tax rates and that was exactly accurate. we had 70% rates in the 1970s. by the way, that didn't turn out so well, then we cut the rates significantly. 50%, then 28 and then the rates went up to 35%. but i would love to see you super impose on that chart. the share of taxes paid by the rich. here is the interesting thing. if you put the share paid by the rich, as the share came down, the share paid by the rich went up to almost 40% today. >> doesn't that just mean there are more rich people or that they make more money? >> yep and that's what we
care. there was a third defendant charged. that's 18-year-old michael mere, moore waved his hearing. he was not in court today. now, keith, no trial today has been set. both defendants will be back in court on january 2nd for a status hearing with this new indictment. reporting live from d.c. superior court, seth lemon, news4. >> thank you so much. the time right now, 11:07. thanks for joining us on "news4 midday." >>> coming up, scary moment ms. new jersey as shots ring out at a police station. we'll have the latest on this developing story. >>> and tributes are pouring in for the military leader known as storming norman. >>> and russia's decision to [ male announcer ] this commercial is not about getting fios, it's about getting fios. that moment after you finally got it that you actually get it. the difference 100% fiber optics makes and you say "woah we are not on cable anymore." when online videos aren't herky jerky, you get it. or when a movie downloads in two minutes, you get it. [ female announcer ] switch to fios internet, tv, and phone for this amazing price online, just $79.9
, michael moore, waived his right to a hearing. >>> today the man accused of walking into sandy hook elementary school in virginia with a 2 by 4 will also be in court. that happened last week in strasburg. 33-year-old christopher johnson wrote high-powered rifle on that board. he made general statements about school safety. no one was hurt. johnson is charged with disorderly conduct. >>> the loudoun county sheriff's office is investigating a deadly shooting. it happened around 7:00 last night in sterling. deputies found the victims shot to death near great trail terrace and trail run terrace. his name has not been released. detectives believe the man was targeted. anyone with information about this case is asked to call police. >>> a busy day at the mall turned to chaos in newport news, virginia. police were called to the patrick henry mall last night for the report of a fight. they controlled the situation and left. but they had to come back less than an hour later. they found a mob of teenagers fighting. when officers stepped in, the teens started targeting police officers. five te
. the third suspect, michael moore, waived his right to a hearing. >>> this morning, four children, one as yun as 12, face charges for carjacking. the virginia couple was outside their home in manassas wednesday night when the group held them at gunpoint. when police caught up to them, a 13-year-old girl was behind wheel. the suspects tried to get away leaving the minivan in drive which sent the van into a pillar in a mcdonald's drive through. the group took the couple's rent money and a new tablet computer just purchased for their daughter. >>> 6:34 right now. a malfunctioning furn mass is to blame for a massive fire that destroyed an apartment complex earlier this week. now, we're hearing the 91 calls for help as people watched the fire race through the building. >> i'm down the street but i can see it from here. there's smoke everywhere. >> do you know what floor it's on in. >> it looks like it started on the first floor but it's to the third floor now. >> you said you see a window on fire, right? >> yeah. it's going to the next one and burning the roof. >> window on fire on first floor. no
, texas. mayor moore passed away last week after 63 years as richmond's mayor. he was a true texan, a straight shooter who loved his family, good conversation, quayle hunting, ranching -- quail hunting, ranching and texas longhorn football. the last time i talked with mayor moore was richmond's 175th anniversary. my speech was interrupted by trains roaring by. the trains did not dare to interrupt mayor moore. i asked him, how can i do that? he said, give it time. give it time. he gave richmond time. the time of his life. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from california seek recognition? >> to ask unanimous consent address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman from california is recognized. >> mr. speaker, i rise today to announce the discovery of a new break through in mathematics of the theory of vector bundles. part of the interest comes from its application to quantum mechanics, the theory that makes modern electronics possible, and p
, the jacksonville jaguars will scoop him up next year. >>> ashton kutcher filed divorce papers, but demi moore is holding off on signing them. tmz says moore is ready to get divorced, but holding out for a big divorce settlement. the "two and a half men" co-star has had a successful career and made a fortune investing in technology companies. kutcher cited irreconcilable differences when he filed for divorce from moore. >>> think beautiful people have no problems? listen to this. a woman was fired for being "irresistible." now she's talking. melissa nelson was fired because her boss and his wife felt she was a threat to their marriage. she was a dental assistant. the iowa supreme court ruled that it was legal. she spoke to don lemon yesterday. >> i don't think it's fair. i don't think it's right. the last couple of days have just been an emotional roller coaster. i'm trying to stay strong. >> i don't even know what to say about that, alina. >> the back story, apparently they were exchanging text messages outside of work, the wife got wind of the in late 2009. and in early 2010, she was fired.
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into name calling. >> did you know that michael moore is only one person and yet he controls 33% of the world's cholesterol? [ laughter ] >> he also believes that sexual relationships between animals and humans is be mutually satisfying. >> that sounds a little crazy to me. >> would you let him walk your dog? >> i would have to say how he was looking at my dog. [ laughter ] >> does your dog bite? >> ann coulter has also spoken at harvard, columbia and cornell. >> she has. >> do those schools have more tolerance, do you think, than you guys. >> i would not have rather her been prevented and i wld allow her and me allowed to protest abortion and whatnot. >> did you protest the speech by peter singer? >> no, i didn't. i had class at that time. >> i hate myself when i do things like that. [crickets chirping] >> i'm trying to think. >> you have got to be patient. >> do you know what things she said that's been so controversial? >> a lot of racist stuff, i heard. >> what racist things did she say. >> i don't really -- what was the question again? >> what's done is forgotten. >> it is
monica, she was charged with hitting a woman in a new york nightclub. >>> demi moore reportedly suffered a breakdown in january following her split be ashton kutcher. who's now dating a younger actress mila kunis. tom cruise and katie holmes went through a quick divorce. twilight light co-stars robert pattinson broke up with kristen stewart but they were back together for the premiere of the final pricey. anne hathaway walked down the aisle in 2012 fresh off playing cat woman in "the dark knight rises" she tied the knot. blake lively married ryan reynolds and jessica biel married justin timberlake. brad hit finally popped the question to the mother of his six kids angelina jolie. his exjennifer aniston also got engaged. some of biggest names in music and movies delivered a baby boom. they all had babies this year. ♪ on the music scene, taylor swift was the grammy's golden girl while the grammy's snubbed south korean superstar psy his hit "gangnam style" sur passed justin bieber's "baby" with the most hits ever on youtube. ♪ the rolling stones went on tour to celebrate 50 years toget
: michael moore. host: i'm sorry? caller: michael moore. capitalism is dead. host: george, good morning. caller: good morning. george will. he is not an office holder and has no intention of running for public office. he gave a lecture in st. louis on december 4 and it was aired on c-span last evening. it was about progressivism and how would differs from thomas jefferson's vision and view of the basis for our government founded in natural rights. wilson was the opposite in his view. a little bit of a man involved subject. the movement started with president wilson and basically 100 years ago. george will analyze it in his lecture at the differences between the declaration of independence upon which thomas jefferson based the fundamental rights, the natural rights as announced in the declaration of independence. host: what is it about mr. will that makes him a hero to you? caller: he has consistently for decades espoused in billion form. fo brilliant writing he is a conservative in the truest sense of the word. he made clear the distinction between what happened in the french revolution
on apparently the fiscal cliff negotiations. we'll get in depth on that with steve moore ahead. all these politics play out in washington, d.c. what about your money? we'll have that next on "happening now." you know that little 50-pound thingy at the doctor's office when they weigh you, and they have to move it over? my doctor does not have to do that anymore. [ male announcer ] for every 2 pounds you lose through diet and exercise alli can help you lose one more by blocking some of the fat you eat. feels great. simple. effective. take that, 50 pound thingy. let's fight fat with alli. have a healthier holiday at letsfightholidayfat.com. jenna: there is breaking news. want to bring you back to the markets now. as they failed attempt at avoiding fiscal cliff sent stocks down. we're right around near the lows of session for the dow jones industrial average. there is a quick look at that we'll keep an eye on the markets. very volatile this time of year. significant that we're at this point now. also breaking this morning, house speaker john boehner is wrapping up remarks a short time a
florio. and heidi moore. finance and editor of "the guardian newspapers. and dean baker, author of "the end of loser liberalism, making markets progressive." codirector of the center for economic and policy research. so, after at least after a dozen different public offers, countless press conferences and weeks of closed car door talks lawmakers in washington left town for the holidays on friday without an agreement to avert what we're calling the fiscal curb. a series of automatic tax increases and spending cuts to take affect a week from now. a moment this week, the two sides seemed on the cusp of a deal. that would have involved at least one major concession from president obama. to cut social security benefits. the cuts wouldn't have been direct. they would have come from a tweak to the way the social security benefits are calculated. here's how it works. right now the amount of money a retireee gets from the government gets is changed due to the index. when inflakes goes up, social security recipients see their payments go up the same amount to keep up with the cost of living. obam
. >> thank you very much. miss moore recognized for five minutes. >> thank you so much, mr. chairman. i just want to pursue the line of questioning mr. neugebauer venter into because it seems to me that you are suggesting that futures are transparent, they're well-regulated and we all know that swaps were not. and now that this new swaps future market is developing, i'm wondering if you are concerned about the regulatory arbitrage of the, only about 50% of margin being required? they're being treated as equivalence, don't you think, don't you think, margin may be just one of the regulatory gaps that exist. wondering what your thoughts are on that? >> one of the innovations in the market in the last few months has been this product, future on a swap. so it's a future, that trades on a futures exchange and it's cleared and its's transparent. but yes, we're taking a look at it to better understand it. it's a new product. if i can call you chairman as well. the chairman said, we're, the market should innovate that we're not deciding future swaps or futures on swaps but we're certainly taking a l
this sunday, and we could see a vote as early as today. nbc's brian moore has the story. >> as senate leaders were behind closed doors mapping out an escape from the fiscal cliff. >> the economy is growing, but keeping it that way means that the folks you sent to washington have to do their jobs. >> if the nation goes over the fiscal cliff, each side says the other is to blame. >> we can still avoid going over the fiscal if the president and the democratic controlled senate with work with republicans to solve the problem and solve it now. >> all over the country right now uncertainty is in the air. >> it's not a matter of am i going to pay my light bill or not but a matter of if it's going to deplete by savings. >> it could cause us to have a drop off in sales. >> we are engaged in discussions, the majority leader and myself and the white house in the hopes that we can come forward as early as sunday and have a recommendation. >> whatever we come up with is going to be imperfect. some people are not going to like it, and some people will like it less, but that's where we are. >> majority lead
success. >> we shepherded that through. i appointed bob moore who appointed someone -- >> who worked it out. >> and they talked every day, i talked to abe at least once a week until we got it done. came in under budget. >> people complained, it's too big, people won't come downtown, it's a a terrible thing, it's going to wipe out downtown. has that happened? >> heck notice. >> just the opposite. >> same as gallery place. i gave herb miller -- >> developer. >> gay hve him t.i.f.f. $75 million. look at it now. it's tripled the amount of money we get from down there. >> all those restaurants -- >> that was my style, was to make sure that the business community had access to the government, not just being bureaucratic but insistent in doing it. i remember 4000 wisconsin avenue. i woke up and they were picketing. i hadn't heard about it. i called fred green in and said, what the heck is going on? as i found out, you get the same line in dcra if you're doing $500,000 or -- >> or want to fix a fence. >> -- or want to fix a fence. i stopped that. i line over here for this big project, and li
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